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There are only a few days left to ‘have your say’ on the proposals outlined in our Draft Corporate Plan 2021-2026.  The closing date is this Friday 4th December. This is your Fire and Rescue Service, and we want to know what you think of the services we provide and how you believe we can continue to make improvements and future savings. Our Corporate Plan sets out our Strateg ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service show their commitment to ending male violence against women by becoming White Ribbon re-Accredited. We have taken a stand to end all male violence against women by becoming White Ribbon Accredited.  White Ribbon is a global campaign that encourages people, and especially men and boys, to individually and collectively take action and c ...

In August of this year, Ceredigion Command welcomed Mr Richard Simnett, Miss Caroline Latham and their two sons to Aberystwyth Fire Station.   In the early hours of Wednesday, 25th July 2018, the family were rescued from the roof of the Tŷ Belgrave House Hotel, a 4-storey building, during a fire which had engulfed the whole building and tragically took the life of one of its ...

Three Firefighters from Rhayader Fire Station have received awards this from the Deputy Chief Fire Officer. Watch Manager Rhys Thomas and, recently retired, Watch Manager Andrew James received the prestigious Chief Fire Officers Commendation for saving the life of a local man, Mr Wyn Hope. On 6th June, Andrew was initially called to his friend’s house who was suffering from c ...

Diwali which is also known as the 'Festival of lights' begins on Saturday 14th November. However, due to Coronavirus restrictions celebrations will be a little different this year. With that in mind, we want to ensure that our communities celebrate safely and so we’ve put together some tips to help you have a happy and safe Diwali.   Fireworks Fireworks are usually a big pa ...

With predictions that winter will be much harder for our older generation this year than previous years, with local restrictions and care home visits being limited, we are asking you to share the love.  We need letters, cards and pictures to send on to our care homes and isolated people in our command areas.  For many of our older generation the digital world is far from reac ...

Welshpool Firefighter, Chris Birdsell-Jones wins Supporter of the Year at the prestigious Spirit of Fire Awards, held virtually by The Fire Fighters Charity.   Chris Birdsell-Jones, the brains behind The Fire Tones, was the driving force in organising Firefighters from across the UK, to perform a version of the classic Band Aid hit Do They Know It’s Christmas in 2018, raising ...

The closing date for the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority Draft Corporate Plan 2021-2026 consultation period is approaching. This is your Fire and Rescue Service, and we want to know what you think of the services we provide and how you believe we can continue to make improvements and future savings. Our Corporate Plan sets out our Strategic direction for the next ...

One the largest Fire and Rescue Services in the UK is going digital, by using Microsoft Surface, M365 and Teams to help them respond to emergencies and train new recruits. ...

The Annual Performance Assessment (APA) outlines how we have performed against the Improvement and Well-being Objectives we set ourselves within our Corporate Plan 2019-2024. It also identifies how we have contributed to the Wellbeing goals, set out within the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. Our APA tells our staff, communities and stakeholders what outcome ...